Emotions will be high when the Los Angeles Dodgers host the Atlanta Braves in the first game of a three-game series on Monday at Dodger Stadium. The game will be the first since former Braves franchise icon Freddie Freeman signed with the Dodgers and former L.A. closer Kenley Jansen joined Atlanta in the offseason. Los Angeles is a -220 moneyline favorite in the latest Dodgers vs. Braves odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Atlanta is a +190 underdog.First pitch is set for 10:10 p.m. ET. The game is one of eight on the MLB schedule on Monday. Elsewhere on Monday, two teams that have gotten off to middling starts, the Tampa Bay Rays (5-5) and Chicago Cubs (5-4), open a three-game series in Chicago, and the Houston Astros (5-4) play their home opener against the streaking Los Angeles Angels (6-4). Before making any MLB picks or parlays, be sure to check out the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and it is off to a sizzling start to the 2022 season. It’s on a 14-4 roll on top-rated MLB moneyline picks through two weeks, returning more than $800 for $100 players. Anyone following it has seen huge returns.Now, the model has locked in four confident MLB best bets for Monday. If you successfully parlay the picks, you’d be looking at a payout of well over 12-1. You can see the model’s MLB picks for Monday only at SportsLine. Top MLB picks todayThe model, which simulated every game on Monday’s schedule 10,000 times, is taking the Rays (-150) to go on the road and knock off the Cubs. Tampa’s offense is off to an impressive start, ranking among the top four in the AL in runs, hits, batting average and OPS. First baseman Ji-Man Choi leads the league with a .613 on-base percentage and has reached base 19 times across 10 games.Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 7.00 ERA) got rocked in his last start, giving up six earned runs in just 3.2 innings pitched. Current Rays hitters have also beaten up Hendricks over his career, batting .417 with a 1.292 OPS. Also, the Cubs bullpen isn’t exactly turning things around on the mound whenever the starter leaves as it has a 3.58 ERA despite facing mostly subpar lineups. Featured Game | Chicago Cubs vs. Tampa Bay Rays Moneyline Spread Total CHC +125 BET NOW +1.5 -130 BET NOW o8 -110 BET NOW TB -145 BET NOW -1.5 +110 BET NOW u8 -110 BET NOW How to make MLB picks and parlays for MondayThe model also locked in three other best bets for Monday, including a play on an underdog. You can see the model’s MLB Monday best bets and parlay only at SportsLine. What MLB picks should you target for a payout of well over 12-1? And what underdog does the model like on Monday? Visit SportsLine now to see the MLB best bets from an advanced model that is on a 14-4 roll on top-rated MLB moneyline picks through two weeks.